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    ERMS-$1,50, FOR SIX. MONTHS, IN ADVANCE. e R . c 0fjcI6.t

    NEWENEDY .- r- .W. .--..

    V~~±±~ .-~EBER, . -..WENT.A,NO.F,.8 GNUBRNEKE. -

    ISUM.BLISEED EVERY. WEDNESDAY, At Newberry C. H.,

    my TkOi r. &"!t*ENL *9ba N'?MThoPRIMRS.

    - , $?;5.MYOR SIX MONTHS, EITHER 1N -Ch 1~ JY O1N PROVISIONS.

    Aftymentrequired invariably in adrance.) Adverbeements inserted at $1,50 per square, for

    o er , $1 for each subsequent insertion. ar"apotices, FuneraHDvitations, Obituaries,%rd 'ations of pe~rsonal interest charged

    Ja adverisetents.

    4-tal to Holiday "'use. R1, THE 'FANCIFUL AND REAL,

    &.I:. CRE(IEESE.

    (Concluded.) - There was to be a dancig soire r' ball,

    t Elwrood, the elegant-coutry seat of the .3)aa&, Mrs. Rivulet,-within txelve miles of Holiday House; and al within that radius who were on her vi6iting. list, were-on the O yti anticipation of the exp.cted event, .Ier Dowagrs house had long been closed t6lgayety, and. all who reinembed her. as

    .qUents socjiVt, and, her rec if?- Ad~ ~tai eats'in a -y-gone era,.Doked

    rdto this oiree asnte as P very ele- -gnt affair and~ vent of. the season.

    Young ladies5were man afgreeablv state of exifteent in preparation for the fete, bot all doching .themnselvds; lik~e Flora McFlimsy,- wIth!"nothivg to-wear," though with much sare exeuse l*heir pleai than M2!rs Flora, for thi war iW blockade-ad rendered their wardrobes sufficiently''scanty no doubt, and therefore. reat wa the excitement itrenew- ing and re:turning old muslins, or, .u1cre cir-

    Ni&taces .perinitted, in getting vew ,ones fogAC occasion. hurline wrote to her dear

    es "4 to senikher a new. Swiss mslin dess for Mrs. Rivulet's party, otherwise sire smust,Jpe at bowe;* and forthwith the next ink re to the expectant damsel the drli- cate fbMric nearly done up in a brown 1per

    1cl.acCnJfa-ie-1 with a pair of bailuoral gaiters by way of surpi ise. The kind-hearted Georgiwn and his ckrival chuni, were des-

    tchted knto the sylvan haunts around Holi- .'euse, for the earliest bright autumn

    Aeosire d bcarlet berries, to compose a wreath hai.- n The :bsence of roses; whi.ch

    out (if season, and the frgetfulness of ty uncle iz: not having thought to send

    reath of artifiii flowers, as a coronal for ocession. Armed with a large wicker' 'et, the two:.set out witigrea't gusto in rb of "these syliani tredsuress, and 'after

    - sing n'rdant mueadowsu, shady ravines, usky dells, aiid sunny slopes, they gec- cumbed to the 'hteat' of the, diy, which ~ cessive; and returned w* t the berrics~

    b~utwith a quantit4 of dar dlaethe were dilcarded as'4oo. somlre; anLd the soe~e wbatJ:ckneyed ivg wreath wias adopted as~a.

    iresort,' -As we bad twelve iles to go~to reach the

    Yestive ~scene, the ncessity for eariy teilettet Itb~le part' dithe gentlemen, was imnpcrati#. I. lieu of ,carriages we were fain to take

    psage in a four horses omhibus, but were -dieadfully sbaken .ep~and jolted in conse-

    *-quence of the rough roads.I The foung lat- in Lurline and Unidine very prudently post- ponied making 'le grand tellette,' until 'they.

    * had arrived. at-}.Eluiwul, and-. as we arrived *early there.was ample tiCne.

    Elmwood is'superior to most -etgun try resi- deua, and it-owLs this superiuoity, ln a great meeastite, to4Ss tasteful and energetic owner,2 the 1)owager. ' Her town residence, in days -of vore, was a model of elegance and taste, esphially in itS surroundinigs, for,h'er fiower arden wasa "wilderness of (weets," and the barers of the b'eautiful and .the devotees of Ffdrabere"!ound their appropriate ternples of ship. tt was in fact quito celebrated. The

    ~ointry residjnce was not iuferioi4n any its- pect to the former. There was the .same commodio.usn.ess and elegance in the..guanioil which w'as immnediatelg sierraanded si a'r'e4e.6f ehns and ther .shade trees, whilst Tfosisieof these fine' trees there was an ex- tenive flower garden, which might have comn-

    -Ma'ed not unfavorably with the gardens of Ariabg the blest," especially wh-in viewed niooDnliC1zt :f overloading tables as-forier- lyis now''explodvd. The compny began to break off after mippe, as many had a long distance to- go,.. and the party from Holiday l11use arrived at htme after day-light had farly set in. The tutor shared my room with nie for the few hourt ofrepose which we might be able to snatah before breakfast? tand when

    ewet at breakfast'we entertained our host- ess with i emnod reminiscences of tt eve-

    iing, as she had declined going herself to the

    rio-c thc.New York World. Who Killed Stonewall Jackson.

    The details which:follow are given on the authority' of Jackson's staff officers, and one or two others who witnessed all that occur- red. Tn relation to the tragic portion of the scne, there remained, as'will be seen, but a single .winess. Jackson%dl riddeni foi-ward on the turn-

    pike to-reco,nnoitre, and assertain, if pbssible, irispite:of the darkness of the night,- the po- sition of the Federal lines. The moon shone, but it was struggling with a bank of clouds, and siforded but adim lig'ht. From the gloomy thickets on each-,ide of the turnpike, looking more weird and scembre in the half light, came the malencholly notes of the -whip-poorwill. "I think there must have been ten thousand," said Gen. Steward, afterward. Such was the sene amid which the events now.about to be

    narrated, took place. Jackson bad advanced with some members 'of his staff, considerabiy b ev ond the building known as "MeiZi !Chan- celor's," abouit a mile from Chancellorsville, andl had reached a point nearly op'posite a dismantled hotise in the woods, near the road,

    hose, shell-torn roof riny still be seen,'$vhen e ' r'einedl in his horse and remaining per- fely gquie. gnd motionless, listen'ed jptentlyJfor any indications ofCa movement ethe Fed- They .were scardecly two hundred yards in

    front of him, tind seeing the danger to which he exposed himself, one of hips 'staff officers said, "General, dori't you think this is the wron'place for you ?" lIe replied quickly, almost' in'dently, "The danger is all over ! theenemy is routed ; go back and tell *A. P. Iill to press rightgn!" The officer obeyed, but had'scarcely disappeared when a sudden volley was ffi-ed by .the Confederate infantry in Jackson's rear, and 'on the; right of the road-evidently directed upon him and- his scout. The. origin of this fire has never been discovered, and after Jackson's death there was little disposition to.investigate an oceur- rence which occasioned bitter distress on all, who, by ;m possibility, could have taken any part ini it. ~is proable, hov6ver, te so'me roovement of the Federal skirmishers had pro. oked the firg; if this is an error, the,. troops

    fired deliberately upon Jackson. and his party, uder the impression that they were a body of Federal cavalry reconnoitering. It is saik that th'e men had orders to open on any ob jeet in front,*especially on cayalry, a'nd thi di sence of pielfetsi or advance force of anj Id on -the Confederate side explains th '"'t. The enemy*were almdst in conta4ct wit! thmn; the Federal artillery, -fully command ng the positiorn of the troOps, was expecte4 to open every moment, and the men wer I:.-.s :.in ta mitdoniion which induce

    troops to fire at any. and every object they see.

    Whatever inay haveb6en the origin this volley, it came, and many of the staff and es cort were shot,' and fell from their horses. I Jackson wheeled to the ioft and galloped: into the woods to get of range.of the bullets ; but he had not gone'twliaty steps teyond the edge of-th*turnpike,'in the thicket, when bne of his brigades, dawn Fx ivithia thirty thirty yards of him, fired a volldy in their turn, kneeling on the right knee, as the flash of thgafs showed; as tGough prepared to "guard against cavalry." By the fire Jackson w; wounded in three places. Ie received one ball in the shoulder joint, shattering the I bone and severing the chief artery-'a second 1 ball passed through the same arm between the elbow and wrist, makingits esit through the palm of his right band, aboin the middle, and passing through, broke two.of the bones. 1 -At the same moment when'be %-as struck, t holding his rein in his left hand,, and the right was either raised in the .-siniguar-ges- ture habitual to him at ti es of excitement, or to protect his face from the boughs of the treeg. Ii l-It haind immediately dropped at .his side, and his horse, no longer controlled by the rein, and fi i.ghtened at. te firing, wheeled suddeily and ran fromn the fire in the direction of the Federal lines. Jackson'sl -hetpless iondit6ion-now Iposed him to a dis- tressing accident. Hia horse ran violently betwveen two trees, from one of which a hori- zontal bough extenied, at about tfe height of his head, to the other,' and, as he passed between the trees; this bough stru'k him in the !ae, tore off his cap and threw bim vio- lently lkck on his horse. The blow was .so violent as nearly io unseat him, but it did not do so, aud, .rising erect-again, he caught the trIdk wih*he broken and bleeding fin- gers of his right hand and succeeded in tu,n- ing his horse back into the turnpike. Here Capt. Wilbourne, of his st, succeeded in .catchinr the reins and clecking the anin'al, who wasL;alnost frar.tic with terror, and at te same mome.nt, whp f-om loss of blood ,id exhaustian, Jackson Wvis about to fall

    f:-o the sIddlt; The scene at this tire wa gloomy and de-

    pressing. forse, mad wi4h fright at the dIose firing, were seen running in every di- rection, some -of them rider!ess, bthers defy- ir.g control, and in te woods lay many dying and wounded men. Jackson's ~who}e p dty, exce